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Flyer 60 evaluated by Special Operations | Shephard Media

The news follows the completion of a similar trials and evaluation programme conducted by the US Air Force Special Operations Command during 2016, which GD-OTS confirmed was centred on the testing of a ‘small number’ of Flyer 60 4×4 tactical ground vehicles for multirole operations.

USSOCOM is particularly interested in extending the capabilities of its tactical ground vehicle fleet, particularly in relation to emerging threat areas such as counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) technology, for example.

However, defence sources explained to Shephard that ‘another US Special Operations Command’ force component was currently…

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